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            Office of Gov. Dennis Daugaard

500 E. Capitol Ave.

Pierre, S.D. 57501

605-773-3212

www.sd.gov

 

 

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  Friday, February 24, 2017

CONTACT:  Tony Venhuizen or Kelsey Pritchard at 605-773-3212

 

                            

News Tips For Feb. 25 – March 3, 2017

 

Gov. Dennis Daugaard’s Public Commitments; Public Meetings:

 

Wednesday, March 1, 10 a.m. EST, Washington, D.C. Gov. Dennis Daugaard will speak at the U.S. Senate Commerce Committee meeting. The topic of discussion is titled "Connecting America: Improving Access to Infrastructure for Communities Across the Country."

 

Monday, Feb. 27, 9:30 a.m. CST, Pierre, Capitol Building – The Board of Internal Control will meet at the Capitol on Monday. For more information, go to http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=164.

 

Tuesday, Feb. 28, 1 p.m. CST, Pierre – Lt. Gov. Matt Michels will speak to the Boys and Girls Club in Pierre at 110 S. Ree St.

 

Tuesday, Feb. 28, 9:30 p.m. CST, Pierre The South Dakota Wheat Utilization Research and Marketing Development Commission will be holding a meeting in the conference room at RedRossa . A full agenda can be found at http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=110. For more information, please call 605-773-4645.

 

Tuesday, Feb. 28, 10 a.m. CST, Pierre – The Railroad Board of the South Dakota Department of Transportation will hold a special meeting in the Commission Room of the Becker-Hansen building located at 700 E. Broadway Ave. The board is soliciting input from the public regarding other possible rail projects across the state not already in the State Rail Plan to be considered for funding from the state Railroad Trust Fund. The public is invited to attend. To view the meeting agenda, posted 48 hours in advance, visit http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Template.aspx?id=88.  For more information contact Tessa Wenner at 605-773-3265.

 

Wednesday, March 1, 8:30 a.m. CST, Pierre DENR’s Water Management Board will meet in the Floyd Matthew Training Center in the Joe Foss Building, 523 E. Capitol Ave. For a complete agenda, visit http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?Boardid=106. For more information, contact Eric Gronlund, DENR, at 605-773-3352.

 

Wednesday, March 1, 9:30 a.m. CST – The REDI (Revolving Economic Development and Initiative) Grant Committee meeting will be held on Wednesday, March. 1, at 9:30 a.m. CST at 711 E. Wells Ave. Please contact Cassie Stoeser, GOED finance director, at 605-773-GOED (4633) for more information.

 

Wednesday, March 1, 1 p.m. CST, Pierre – The Aeronautics Commission of the South Dakota Department of Transportation will hold a meeting in the Commission Room of the Becker-Hansen building located at 700 E. Broadway Ave. The public is invited to attend. To view the meeting agenda, posted 48 hours in advance, visit http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=5. For more information contact Tessa Wenner at 605-773-3574.

 

Wednesday, March 1, 2 p.m., CST, Chamberlain – The South Dakota Board of Chiropractic Examiners will meet at the Americ Inn in the Deer Trail Meeting Room. See http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/ or contact Marcia Walter at 605-668-9017 or sdbce@iw.net for more information.

 

Thursday, March 3, 9 a.m., CST, Sioux Falls – The South Dakota Board of Medical and Osteopathic Examiners will meet in the Board offices at 101 N. Main Ave., in the conference room, suite 215. See http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/ or contact Margaret Hansen at 605-367-7781 or sdbmoe@state.sd.us for more information.

 

Thursday, March 2, 10:30 a.m. CST, Sioux Falls – The Department of Social Services’ Board of Addiction and Prevention Professionals will hold a board of directors meeting at Park Place Center, 3101 W. 41st St. Public input will begin at 11 a.m. For more information please contact Tina Nelson at 605-332-2645 or visit http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=29.

 

Thursday, March 2 – Friday, March 3 – Beginning March 2 at 1 p.m. CST, the South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks’ (GFP) Commission will meet at the RedRossa Convention Center in Pierre. A public hearing will begin at 2 p.m. CST discussing the finalizations of January's meeting. The GFP Commission serves as the advocate and liaison between the department and its stakeholders - the people of South Dakota. The Commission meets monthly (except for February and August) and consists of eight members; which are appointed by the Governor for four year terms. The full agenda for the March meeting can be found here: http://gfp.sd.gov/agency/commission/default.aspx. For more information, please contact wildinfo@state.sd.us or call 605-773-3718.

 

 

You Might Also Be Interested To Know:

 

Monday, Feb. 27, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. MST, Wanblee Benefits specialists from the Department of Social Services' Division of Economic Assistance will be available in Wanblee. For more information, contact Tia Kafka, 605-773-3165.

 

Tuesday, Feb. 28, to Thursday, March 2 – The South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation will hold itinerant office hours. Both jobs seekers and employers interested in receiving employment and career services at no cost may visit or call during these office hours. More information on programs and services is available at www.sdjobs.org. Itinerant office hours will be held at the following locations:

  • Tuesday, Feb. 28, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m. MST, Rapid City – at the Western Dakota Technical Institute, Lewis & Clark Hall, Room L212.  For more information on programs and services, call Kevin Dary, Lynette Engle, Melanie Garstenschlager or Samantha McGrath at 605-718-2956 during these office hours.  Additional information available at www.sdjobs.org.
  • Tuesday, Feb. 28, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. MST, Sturgis – at 1401 Lazelle St., Meade Room or call 605-641-0965 during these office hours and 605-642-6900 at any other time. Additional information at www.sdjobs.org.
  • Tuesday, Feb. 28, 1 – 3 p.m. CST, Redfield – at the Spink County Court House, third floor or call 605-472-0435 during these hours and 605-626-2340 at any other time. Additional information at www.sdjobs.org.
  • Wednesday, Mar. 1, 12 – 3 p.m. CST, Mobridge – at the Mobridge Economic Development office 205 2nd St. E., Suite 1 or call 605-380-8930 during these hours and 605-626-2340 at any other time. Additional information at www.sdjobs.org.
  • Thursday, Mar. 2, 1– 3 p.m. CST, Britton – at Marshall County Community Hall or call 605-380-8930 during these hours and 605-626-2340 at any other time. Additional information at www.sdjobs.org.

 

Tuesday, February 28 – Benefits specialists from the Department of Social Services' Division of Economic Assistance will be available at the following itinerant office locations. For more information, contact Tia Kafka, 605-773-3165.

  • Kyle, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. MST
  • Dupree, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. MST
  • Canton, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. CST
  • Flandreau, 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. CST

 

Wednesday, March 1, to Thursday, March 2 – The South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation will host Job Search Assistance Programs (JSAP). JSAP is a workshop for people recovering from job loss or enhancing their job search skills. Trained instructors speak on modern-day techniques used to successfully find employment. Topics covered are: resume and cover letter writing, interviewing etiquette, networking effectively, using social media and much more. JSAP will be offered at the following locations:

  • Wednesday, March, 1 a.m. – 4 p.m. CST, Pierre – at 116 W. Missouri Ave. For more information call 605-773-3372.
  • Thursday, March 2, 8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. CST, Aberdeen – at 420 S. Roosevelt St. Parties interested in attending should register by calling 605-626-2340 prior to 5 p.m. on Wednesday, March 1 for more information, visit www.sdjobs.org.

 

Wednesday, March 1 – Benefits specialists from the Department of Social Services' Division of Economic Assistance will be available at the following itinerant office locations. For more information, contact Tia Kafka, 605-773-3165.

  • Wanblee, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. MST
  • Timber Lake, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. MST
  • Flandreau, 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. CST
  • Salem, 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. CST
  • Faulkton, 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. CST
  • Britton, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. CST

 

Thursday, March 2 – Benefits specialists from the Department of Social Services' Division of Economic Assistance will be available at the following itinerant office locations. For more information, contact Tia Kafka, 605-773-3165.

  • Kyle, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. MST
  • Canton, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. CST
  • Flandreau, 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. CST
  • Webster, 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. CST
  • Lemmon, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. MST
  • Armour, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. CST
  • Plankinton, 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. CST
  • Lower Brule, 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. CST

 

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